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Training Day: Mastering the 12-lead–
Tips for training EMS providers on interpreting a 12-lead, from studying EKG renderings and understanding their clinical significance
EKG interpretation checklists–
Here are the EKG Club's recommended steps for interpreting cardiac rhythms and 12-lead EKGs
Patient handovers: 10 things you need to know to save lives–
What EMS providers need to know and do to avoid serious breakdowns in the continuity of care
Sinus tach or SVT? 4 clues to tell the difference–
Instead of "rules" you have been taught to distinguish sinus tach and SVT, follow these assessment and ECG interpretation tips
Cardioversion of firefighter-paramedic after on-duty episode of atrial fibrillation–
A Nevada FF/Pararmedic John Hawkins shared this video of being being cardioverted after an episode of atrial fibrillation.
Capnography: A vital sign for every EMS patient–
Monitoring ETCO2 with waveform capnography gives EMS providers real-time feedback to make treatment decisions and improve care for a multitude of medical problems and traumatic injuries
Ky. agency awarded grant for heart monitors–
The agency will receive four new heart monitors, which cost roughly $36,000 a piece
Animation: Conduction of electrical impulses through the heart–
Watch this video to better understand or teach EMT and paramedic students how electrical impulses are conducted through cardiac tissue.
Remember 2 Things: How to auscultate an accurate blood pressure–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things learn how to auscultate an accurate blood pressure during a patient assessment. Whitehead discusses the importance of having the patient uncross their legs and why the patient's arm should be at the same level as their heart. After watching Remember 2 Things, read these top EMS1 articles on blood pressure assessment.
12-Lead ECG case: When is a heartbeat not a mechanical heartbeat?–
Learn to distinguish and verify electrical and mechanical capture when using a transcutaneous pacemaker on a patient with symptomatic bradycardia
Remember 2 Things: How to monitor violent, restrained patients–
In this episode on patient restraint Steve Whitehead describes the importance of capnography to monitor violent patients who have been restrained. Whitehead also discusses the importance of temperature assessment and monitoring.
Report: Almost half of heart attacks are 'silent'–
Each year more than 700,000 Americans have heart attacks and about 120,000 people die from them
12-Lead ECG case: Is this a STEMI?–
Review the subtle signs of an acute ST-elevation MI with this case of a man presenting with "heavy" chest pain
SC fire and rescue dept. gets grant for cardiac monitors–
The funds will allow the purchase of 12 new cardiac monitors
How to recognize left bundle branch block–
Learn how to recognize a Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB) in this video tutorial. After watching read and review this 12-Lead ECG case: Elderly man presents with CHF, hypertension and dyspnea.
Top 5 EMS training videos of 2015–
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